Executive Leadership

Myong Lee (명 리)

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Hiep Pham, Founder and CFO

Hiep Pham

Founder and Chief Financial Officer

Trung Nguyen, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Khaliq Siddiq, MD

Chief Clinical Officer

Unmesh Srivastava

CHIEF DIGITAL & TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

A proven track-record in delivering growth and returns in Medicare Advantage.

Myong Lee (명 리)

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Myong Lee is the founder and Chief Executive Officer and one of the founders of Clever Care Health Plan. With 15 years’ experience in health care leadership, Myong has a proven track-record in launching health care organizations. His leadership focus is in building provider relationships and contracting.

Prior to founding Clever Care, Myong was instrumental in building Clover Health’s provider network and overseeing claims operations. He also served as COO of Satellite Healthplan and as CFO/COO at Inspira Health and Vice President of Payer Contracting at Agilon Health. Myong also served in other leadership roles at WellCare.

Myong earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Finance from Franklin & Marshall College

Hiep Pham, Founder and CFO

Hiep Pham

Founder and Chief financial officer

Hiep Pham is the founder and Chief Financial Officer and one of the founders of Clever Care Health Plan. Hiep has extensive experience in health care finance spanning over 14 years, with heavy focus on financial oversight, regulatory compliance and audits, and risk management.

Prior to founding Clever Care, Hiep served as CFO of Blue Cross® Blue Shield® Arizona Advantage, where he successfully reconciled and recouped $15 million of CMS payment errors. Hiep also spent nine years as a Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis at SCAN Health Plan and five years as a Finance Manager at Mitsubishi Motors North America.

Hiep earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from California State University at Fullerton.

Trung Nguyen, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Trung Nguyen is the Chief Medical Officer at Clever Care Health Plan. Dr. Nguyen is a renowned Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Southern California. He graduated with honors from David Geffen School Of Medicine at the University Of California, Los Angeles in 1996.

He currently serves as the Chairman of General Surgery Division at St. Bernardine Medical Center. Having more than 24 years of diverse experience, especially in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Nguyen is affiliated with many hospitals including Riverside Community Hospital and St. Bernardine Medical Center.

Khaliq Siddiq, MD

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Siddiq is the Chief Clinical Officer at Clever Care Health Plan. Dr. Siddiq has more than twenty-five years of progressive experience with a strong background in medical program management, strategic planning, team building and leading, staff training and development, succession planning, compensation management, new program and process development and implementation, stakeholder relationship management, and patient relations. 

Khaliq has extensive experience in leading health care organizations to improve performance across all lines of business: Fee for service, Medicare, MediCal, and Commercial Managed Care. Dr. Siddiq has senior leadership roles including Regional Chief Medical Officer for St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare, California Medical Director at Agilon Health, and Regional Medical Director at BlueShield of California.

Unmesh Srivastava

Chief Digital & Technology Officer

Unmesh Srivastava is the Chief Digital & Technology Officer at Clever Care Health Plan. He has over 14 years of experience in healthcare technology and innovation, digital health and value-based care technology and a proven track record in building technology-enabled business operations in care delivery, health plan operations, pharmacy, and labs space. His leadership is focused on enabling physicians, health systems, and patients with technology to impact the quadruple goal.

Prior to joining Clever Care, Unmesh served as the Chief Technology Officer at P3 Health Partners. He played an instrumental role in accelerating technology innovation to build a differentiated patient and provider experience for P3. He has served as the Associate Vice President, Head of Innovation and Transformation at Optum Care California, and led Innovation and Transformation for care delivery organizations within UnitedHealth Group.

Unmesh earned his Master’s degree in Engineering Management from Northridge University in California and his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Rajasthan University India. 

Peter Winston, Senior Vice President and General Manager

Peter Winston

Senior Vice President & General Manager

Peter Winston is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Community and Provider Development at Clever Care Health Plan. Peter is an accomplished senior healthcare executive with close to 40 years of success in health care. He was a well-known leading healthcare figure in California provider communities. He was listed in ‘Who’s Who in US Executives’ and taught at a number of local community classes.

Prior to joining Clever Care, Peter was the Vice President of Payer Contracting at Agilon Health and Executive Vice President for SynerMed (a $700 million IPA MSO).

Peter earned his Masters of Health Administration degree from Duke University and Bachelor’s degree in Biology from SUNY, NY.

Erin Ramsey, Senior Vice President of Operations

Erin Ramsey

Senior Vice President of Operations

Erin Ramsey is the Senior Vice President of Operations. She has over 10 years of managed care experience with a focus on compliance.

Prior to joining Clever Care, Erin was the Vice President of Managed Care at Coast Healthcare Management and the Chief Compliance Officer for Golden State Medicare Health Plan.

Erin earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration from California State University Long Beach.

Nishant Shukla, Vice President of Marketing

Nishant Shukla

Vice President of Marketing

Nishant Shukla is the Vice President of Marketing at Clever Care Health Plan. Nishant has over 20 years of consulting and marketing experience. Prior to joining Clever Care, Nishant worked in various marketing roles at Nature’s Way, General Mills, and Kraft.

Nishant earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan where he focused on marketing and health care. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University, where he double majored in Economics and Asian Studies.

Sabrina Coleman

Vice President, Audit and Compliance Officer

Sabrina Coleman is the Vice President, Audit and Compliance Officer at Clever Care Health Plan. Sabrina Coleman brings 15 years of experience as an attorney and healthcare compliance professional. She most recently served as the Corporate Compliance and Privacy Officer of PacificSource Health Plans where she was responsible for administering and managing the enterprise’s compliance program, ensuring that it maintained full compliance with all governmental agencies, including all Federal and State regulatory agencies. Prior to that, she served Senior Director of Delegation Oversight for L.A. Care Health Plan, as well as Senior Director of Compliance and Audit services in an earlier role with that same company. Coleman’s career also included various compliance roles with the New York based organizations Public Consulting Group, Montefiore Medical Center and Living Life Home Care and she has taught compliance and privacy classes at USC Law.

Coleman earned her Juris Doctorate in Law from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Japanese from Lincoln University, both in Pennsylvania.

Britt Travis

Vice President of Sales

Britt Travis is the Vice President of Sales at Clever Care Health Plan.  Prior to joining Clever Care, Britt Travis served as West Region Vice President of Medicare Sales at Centene, where he provided strategic leadership and delivered consistent growth in MAPD, PDP, Medicare Supplement, and DSNP sales. During 2021 AEP, Britt’s sales teams added 25,000 Medicare members to Centene. Prior to Centene, Mr. Travis held key leadership roles at Molina Healthcare and Highmark. At Molina, Britt’s sales teams added over 45,000 new Medicare members. 

Also, during his long career, he was proud to serve as a Governor Appointee to the Colorado Small Group Reinsurance Board and serve on the Board of Directors at St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Alzheimer Association, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Colorado.

Mr. Travis earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois.

Deana Lawson, Vice President of Community and Provider Development (New York)

Deana Lawson

VP of Community & Provider Development (New York)

Deana Lawson is the Vice President of Community and Provider Development at Clever Care of New York. Deana has over 20 years of experience in network development and operations. Prior to joining Clever Care of New York, Deana was the Vice President of Network Operations at Affinity Health Plan in New York.  In addition, Deana held the position of Vice President of Contracting for Independence Care System New York where she played an integral role in launching the Fully Integrated Duals Advantage Program. Deana has held Network Development & Contract Management roles  for Cigna, Universal American and Centene Corporation. Deana earned her Executive MBA degree from Kean University New Jersey and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Prairie View A&M University, Texas.

Britt Travis

Vice President of Sales

Britt Travis is the Vice President of Sales at Clever Care Health Plan.  Prior to joining Clever Care, Britt Travis served as West Region Vice President of Medicare Sales at Centene, where he provided strategic leadership and delivered consistent growth in MAPD, PDP, Medicare Supplement, and DSNP sales. During 2021 AEP, Britt’s sales teams added 25,000 Medicare members to Centene. Prior to Centene, Mr. Travis held key leadership roles at Molina Healthcare and Highmark. At Molina, Britt’s sales teams added over 45,000 new Medicare members. 

Also, during his long career, he was proud to serve as a Governor Appointee to the Colorado Small Group Reinsurance Board and serve on the Board of Directors at St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Alzheimer Association, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Colorado.

Mr. Travis earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois.

Cindy Kao, Controller

Cindy Kao

Controller

Cindy Kao is the Controller at Clever Care Health Plan. She has over 30 years of healthcare experience.

Prior to joining Clever Care, Cindy was a Director at SCAN Health Plan responsible for statutory and financial reporting to California DMHC, California DHCS, CMS, and the IRS.

Cindy earned her Master’s degree in Business Administration from Eastern New Mexico University and her Bachelor of Laws degree from Feng Chia University.